The heavy ICO fine against Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance PLC has highlighted a shortcoming with encryption.
Archives - January 2017
A WhatsApp 'security issue' has been identified, meaning third parties may be able to both intercept and read encrypted messages, according to new research.
ESET's Miguel Ángel Mendoza looks at a range of forensic analysis techniques that are used to examine digital images.
The UK parliament has launched an inquiry into its cybersecurity defense measures, describing cyberthreats as a “major security challenge”.
With analysts predicting a big shift to Windows 10 in the enterprise in 2017, a new ESET white paper looks at security and privacy changes in Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the build that Microsoft expects its business customers to run on the majority of their desktop computers.
The term Fast Flux can refer to networks used by several botnets to hide the domains used to download malware or host phishing websites, says Josep Albors.
The number of scams spreading through the messaging app WhatsApp keeps on increasing, reports Lucas Paus. And there's already a new one in 2017.
For years, IoT security seemed like solving a problem that didn’t exist. Not anymore says ESET's Cameron Camp, who was at this year's CES.
Tips on securing the Alexa service on Amazon Echo devices, notably voice purchasing, a topic brought into focus by the recent "San Diego dollhouse TV story".
A senior UK police officer has suggested that offenders of cybercrime should be penalized by being made to wear Wi-Fi jammers rather than being sent to prison.
A US government probe into claims that certain heart implants are vulnerable to hacking attacks, has resulted in emergency security patches being issued for devices that cardiac patients have in their homes.
Justin Liverman, a student from North Carolina, has admitted collaborating in a harassment scheme targeting US officials and their families.
ESET's Cameron Camp just about recovered from the sensory overload that is CES to gather his thoughts on what was another fascinating event.
The US Federal Trade Commission has again acted on its serious concerns about data privacy and security in the Internet of Things (IoT). This time D-Link webcams and routers are the focus. Stephen Cobb puts this latest FTC move in context.
More needs to be done to better equip children for life in a digital world, according to a new report from England’s children’s commissioner.
ESET has discovered a Linux variant of the KillDisk component that renders Linux machines unbootable, while encrypting files and requesting a large ransom at the same time.
We are pleased to present our annual report Windows exploitation in 2016. In this latest version of our report, we offer a fresh look at modern security features in Windows 10.
The Federal Trade Commission have launched a competition to encourage the public to devise a technical solution to protect IoT devices from security threats.
In this feature, we capture some of the key ideas discussed in ESET's latest trends paper for 2017, Security Held Ransom.
Put cyber security at the top of your New Year’s resolution list for 2017, implementing a digital detox and improving your online behaviors.